The majority of teaching at School of Economics and Management is carried out in Italian and tutors must be convinced that you have sufficient fluency in written and spoken Italian to cope with your course from the start. Therefore, all non-native Italian-speaking applicants must satisfy level B1 according to the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages".
Before beginning your studies as an exchange student at School of Economics and Management it is recommended to have at least a B1 level in Italian according to the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages"; although you do not need to submit evidence of Italian Language proficiency when you make your application, please be sure that you have properly acquired the requested B1 level.
The School of Economics and Management offers a wide range of units taught in English, but obly at a Master Level. All incoming students (both bachelor and Master students) can choose those units, but a B2 level in English is required.
Officially no certification is required, but some Schools may ask for it.
At your arrival in Florence, you can attend a free Italian Language Course at the CENTRO LINGUISTICO DI ATENEO - CLA.
To attend this course students should fill an on-line application available at: http://www.cla.unifi.it/ and follow the relevant instructions (click on ITALIAN L2, then on ENROLMENT). Futher instruction will be sent by e-mail from CLA.
For more information please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
The on-line application can also be reached from the homepage of Università degli Studi di Firenze www.unifi.it following this path: STUDENTI - STUDENTS FROM ABROAD - ERASMUS STUDENTS.
Please bear in mind that the ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE at CLA cannot be included in the Learning agreements as it won't give you any credit (ECTS) to be registered on your final Transcipt of Records